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Master of Arts in Visual Art Education

Master of Arts in Visual Art Education

University of Kansas

KU- Main campus, Lawrence, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    387
The Department of Visual Art has been authorized by the University and the Kansas Board of Regents to offer the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Visual Art Education. The Visual Art Education graduate program strives to advance students’ understanding of art education with a complement of courses that explores historical studies of art education, art criticism, studio work, and aesthetics. An important goal of the curriculum is the development of a broad perspective of art education through multicultural studies, cognitive approaches in teaching and learning, assessment in teaching, and technological issues that arise in contemporary society. Students’ programs are tailored to their interests for specialties in areas such as studio, art history, evaluation, and others. Visual Art Education (VAE) is a high quality program emphasizing a balance of studio, art history, and education courses taught by experts in their fields. In collaboration with the School of Education, VAE provides advanced level students with classroom and teaching experiences in area schools and community settings. Visual Art Education graduates are well prepared to be successful art educators and have a very high job placement rate.